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Sydney Smith

  • 5 stars across 3 books
    Sydney Smith has illustrated multiple children's books, including Town is by the Sea, the winner of the 2017 Kate Greenaway Medal, The White Cat and the Monk, written by Jo Ellen Bogart, and the acclaimed Footpath Flowers, which was a New York Times Children's Book of the Year and a winner of the Governor General Award for Illustration. Born in Nova Scotia in Canada, Sydney now lives in Toronto with his wife and son. Find him online at hutten.org/sydney and on Twitter and Instagram as @sydneydraws.
    5th September 2019

    Small in the City

    I know what it's like to be small in the city... Being small can be overwhelming in a city. People don't se... More

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    Music is for Everyone

    Music is for Everyone is sure to get you excited about making music! Singer-songwriter Jill Barber takes her young reade... More

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      Small in the City

      I absolutely adore this book - I keep re-reading and see or feel something different every time.  Sydney Smith perfectly captures that feeling in a bi...

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      Small in the City

      Small in the City is the first book that Sydney Smith has both written and illustrated and his first effort is superb, he has probably created the per...

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      Small in the City

      Amazing illustrations and you can interpret the story on many levels. Told through the viewpoint of one character who gives us an insight into city li...